February 8, 2024


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Gals, we have the tea on Mistress Day 🍵

February's here, and while everyone's hyped about Valentine's Day, let's not forget the real MVPs: our friends. Galentine's Day is all about shouting out the ladies in your life who've always got your back. And then there's Mistress Day – yeah, it's a thing. Whether you're all in, playing the field, or somewhere in between, these days are about celebrating every kind of vibe. So, let's break it down and maybe spill some tea along the way.

Galentine’s Day: lifting up the ladies 💃💃💃

  • When: February 13th
  • What’s Up: Before you get lost in the roses and chocolates of Valentine’s Day, take a beat to honor the 👸queens👸 (gays included!) in your life. Galentine’s Day is all about your soul sisters, the ones who’ve been there through every breakup, makeup, and everything in between.
  • How to Celebrate: Start with a laid-back brunch that seamlessly turns into an all-day adventure, featuring your favorite playlists, endless mimosas, and maybe even a DIY photoshoot. Friends don't live in the same city? Set up a video call where you all dive into a creative project together or compete in a virtual game night. It’s about making memories, empowering each other, and, of course, sharing those stories that are too good to keep to yourselves.

Mistress Day: the tea is piping hot 🍵🍵🍵

  • When: Yep, February 13th (+/- a few days)
  • Let’s Talk: Now, onto the gossip that’s too juicy to ignore. Mistress Day has gained notoriety as the day before V-Day, when those with a side piece tend to shower them with attention—often in the very same restaurants you might be planning to visit with your main squeeze on Valentine's Day. If you've ever wondered why your partner insists on celebrating on the 13th, it might be time to ask some hard questions.
  • The Restaurant Tell-All: Imagine sitting next to a couple at your favorite spot, oblivious to the undercurrents of their relationship. Servers in the know have spilled the beans about witnessing serial cheaters rotating through partners in the lead-up to Valentine's Day. One server's tale of a "SERIAL Valentine's offender" who juggled three different women across three nights at the same steakhouse adds a layer of intrigue—and caution—to this day.
  • While the existence of Mistress Day (and its recognition in the restaurant industry) might raise eyebrows, it's also a moment to reflect on the ✨complexities of modern relationships✨. Not all non-monogamous relationships are built on deceit; polyamory and open relationships, when based on mutual consent and honesty, are valid expressions of love. However, the secrecy surrounding Mistress Day serves as a reminder of the importance of transparency and trust in any relationship.
  • If the thought of Mistress Day has you 👀 side-eyeing your partner's plans, it's perhaps a signal to initiate a candid conversation about fidelity, expectations, and the boundaries of your relationship. Remember, trust is the cornerstone of any partnership, and if doubts arise, addressing them head-on is key to building a stronger, more honest connection.

Why This Matters: February’s celebrations are a testament to the myriad ways we experience love and connection. While Galentine’s Day uplifts the spirit of sisterhood, Mistress Day opens up a dialogue about the less-discussed aspects of romantic entanglements. It’s a reminder that love, in all its forms, requires honesty, respect, and sometimes, a bit of detective work.

Got any Galentine’s Day plans that top all others? Or maybe some Mistress Day wisdom to share? Hit us up in the comments or on our socials. Let’s navigate this season of love, friendship, and maybe a little drama, together.


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